Academy Teams

Declan McCabe


Pronunciation: DEK-len muh-KAYB
Position: Midfielder
Jersey No.: 24
Height: 5-10
Weight: 147 lbs.
Date of Birth: January 12, 1996
Place of Birth: Boston, Mass.
Hometown: Weston, Mass.
High School: The Rivers School
Last Club: MPS
Status: Under-16 roster


2011-12: Made 25 appearances overall, including 18 starts: 24 appearances (18 starts) for the Under-16 team and one appearance for the Under-18 team. Scored four goals and added five assists. Made three appearances, including two starts, during the U.S. Soccer Development Academy Winter Showcase (Dec. 3-6) in Sarasota, Fla. Scored a goal (his first with the Revs) and recorded an assist against D.C. United (March 10.) Scored a pair of goals and added an assist against South Central Premier (May 12). Scored the game-winner against FC Greater Boston (May 28). Also registered assists against North Meck SC (Dec. 6), Baltimore Bays Chelsea (April 29) and Empire United (May 5). Traveled to Johannesburg, South Africa, for the 2012 Future Champions Gauteng tournament (March 26-31), and made five appearances, including two starts. Scored one goal against the Orlando Pirates (March 31) and added an assist against School of Excellence SAFA (March 27). Made his debut playing up with the U18s against FC Westchester (June 20). Made three appearances, including one start, during the Development Academy Playoffs (June 26-29) in Frisco, Texas.

2010-11: Made 23 appearances, including nine starts, with the Under-16 team. Made his Revolution debut against NJSA (March 5). Registered two assists: against Oakwood SC (June 11) and South Central Premier (June 12). Made three appearances, including one start, during the Development Academy Playoffs (June 25-28) in Frisco, Texas.

High school: Is a junior at the Rivers School (Weston, Mass.) … played two seasons before the Development Academy moved to a 10-month model … was enrolled in U.S. Soccer’s Under-17 Residency Program in Bradenton, Fla., during his sophomore year and did not play for his high school team..

Before Revs: Played for Mass. Premier Soccer for eight years, during which time his U14 and U15 teams were Mass. State Cup finalists … was a member of Mass. ODP for three years.

U.S. NATIONAL TEAM: Previously enrolled in U.S. Soccer’s Under-17 Residency Program in Bradenton, Fla. … named to Under-17 squad for the 2011 Albir Garden Sports Cup, held in L’Aflas Del Pi, Spain from Oct. 15-20 … attended the U.S. Soccer Under-14 and Under-15 National Team camps in 2009, 2010 and 2011 in Carson, Calif … participated in U.S. Club Soccer’s ID2 program in 2007, 2008 and 2009 and was selected for trips to Germany and the Netherlands in 2010.

Personal: Declan Russell McCabe … is the son of Michael and Polly McCabe … has three siblings, Riley (19), Collin (17) and Maggie (13) … lists Xavi Hernandez and Cesc Fabregas among his favorite soccer players … supports Arsenal and also follows the Boston Celtics … has previously competed in freestyle skiing events and played futsal, football and baseball.